REVIEW: Nutcracker!, Sadler’s Wells

This dazzling take on the classic ballet is a real breath of fresh air even with the darker qualities drawn out of the story. This is very much a Nutcracker of two halves. On the one hand, you have the grimness of the orphanage of where Clara and her friends live celebrating a modest Christmas… Read More

Review Round Up: Nutcracker!, Sadler’s Wells

We round up the reviews for Matthew Bourne’s take on the classic ballet. iNews: **** “It’s not the best Bourne ballet – the choreography is a little uninteresting – but it’s a funny take on a Christmas classic, a bit like one of those Heston Blumenthal festive recipes that involve sticking exploding candy into a… Read More

Review Round Up: Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella, Sadler’s Wells

Following on from last year’s highly successful production of The Red Shoes, Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures presents Cinderella at Sadler’s Wells before embarking on a UK tour. Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews:  The Stage: **** “Evocative, spectacular and very, very loud, this is Bourne at his most Barnum-like.” Musical Theatre Musings:… Read More

New Adventures Announces World Premiere of The Red Shoes

Leading dancing company New Adventures have today announced the world premiere of Matthew Bourne’s production of The Red Shoes – based on the hit film.  This world premiere production will open at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on the 21st November, with an eight week Christmas season at Sadler’s Wells from the 6th December 2016 to… Read More